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By Nick_w      
First appologies - I've had no time for photography recently, work is just crazy at the moment and no let up in sight (well over 60 hours this week). Just itching to get back out with the camera again, alas I can't see that happening anytime soon. Must get round to speak to BT again about the internet speed !!

Digging deep into the archives for a shot from a very good evening in Dublins Temple bar area.

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Dublin Black and white Temple bar Portraits and people

Voters: Lusitano, mrswoolybill, h4rsx and 44 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1373 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2011 2:21PM
Like welcoming back two old friends...
Moira

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27 Mar 2011 3:11PM
Super image, Nick, think this well at the Camera Club, too Smile
Trev Smile
DaveU Plus
9 1.3k 123 England
27 Mar 2011 3:54PM
High-contrast, high quality BW conversion Nick. Very eye-catching.

Maybe worth spending some time with the clone tool though as those white flecks on the guy's jersey and the blackboard are an irritation.
LesF Plus
9 182 9
27 Mar 2011 6:09PM
Looks good Nick, old eagle eye above has a point.

LesF
Eviscera Plus
9 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2011 8:42PM
Gritty observation Nick .

A tad over-sharpened perhaps , de chalk on the board got noise .

And the whole image livens up if you drop the pricelist white , kinda juxtaposes the blokes and the toilet message then.

Refreshingly punchy !
Nick_w Plus
8 4.2k 99 England
27 Mar 2011 9:03PM
Thanks everyone. Having real probs tonight with Internet having to use a phone connection.

On the comments: DaveU yep the blackboard should have been sorted - flaking paint. On the jumper it's ash from the tags which looks ok on a full size image but your right on the web it's off putting.

Dave - Eviscera maybe a touch oversharpened on the web version, tho the noise was mainly due to the high ISO 1600 on the D300 that was about the limit. Also it's a bit weatherworn with black paint showing through. Marked both as constructive cheers guys.
Nick_w Plus
8 4.2k 99 England
28 Mar 2011 9:08AM
Thanks for the HC Pete Smile
28 Mar 2011 3:12PM
Love the expression on the guys faces
Glynnis
jonathanbp 7 99 Thailand
28 Mar 2011 7:10PM
Excellent mono - Jonathan

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